[conspire] bring a buntu distro disk

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Sat Jan 12 10:31:24 PST 2008

On Fri, 11 Jan 2008 14:52:21 -0800, bruce coston wrote:

> I will TRY to remember and add a buntu distro to my stuff. Probably
> Xubuntu, where you can apt-get install kubuntu-desktop AFTER apt-get
> update. Unless you need a recent kernel, an upgrade SHOULD work. SHOULD
> often means don't try it - its too dangerous. But I know nothing of
> current buntu and maybe its safe. In fact the vista that came on my new
> laptop treated me better than any buntu starting 2 years ago.

You can do that on Xubuntu, yes, but you can also do that on Ubuntu, and
it'll work out about the same, because Ubuntu and Xubuntu are both
GTK-based, and Kubuntu is not. The *buntu distributions do have issues,
like any other, but they are not the issues of two years ago.

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